Main Street burning in this Small town of RichwoodImage 005 is looking east from close the corner of Oakford
I believe. Image 006 looks to be taken from the Main Street Alley looking between the building on the corner of Main and Oakford Ave and the Nicholas Hardware building.
Looking North. Image 007 looks like it was taking from Walnut Street looking toward the intersection of Main and Oakford.
Image 008 is looking south east. The pin factory is visible in this picture.
Where: Richwood fire of August 15, 1921
When: August 15, 1921
Photo submitted by: Paul Richard Greathouse
Flames were shooting skyward from Alderson building on the north side of Main Street in which was located the Busy Bee Restaurant and across Main street, the heat from the burning buildings setting fire to the upper sections of the Star Theater